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InfinityQS’ Global Client Survey Shows Positive Upturn in Manufacturing in the Wake of COVID-19

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 2:30pm

FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InfinityQS International, Inc. ( InfinityQS ), the global authority on data-driven enterprise quality, shares green shoots of recovery are emerging within the manufacturing industry, as evident in new findings from the companys 2020 Global Client Survey.

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  • FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InfinityQS International, Inc. ( InfinityQS ), the global authority on data-driven enterprise quality, shares green shoots of recovery are emerging within the manufacturing industry, as evident in new findings from the companys 2020 Global Client Survey.
  • The results show a positive upturn in the industry, with nearly 74% of respondents reporting that they are optimistic toward the future.
  • To enable this remote work and build greater flexibility and resiliency into their processes, these manufacturers are rapidly adopting technologies, such as cloud computing.
  • For over 30 years, InfinityQS has been the leading global provider of Manufacturing Quality Intelligence software and services.

Experts Call for National Preparedness Revamp

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 4:45pm

The country must begin to view national emergencies in a broader context instead of a narrow local or topical view, or it will fall prey to whatever major crisis strikes next, they explain.

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  • The country must begin to view national emergencies in a broader context instead of a narrow local or topical view, or it will fall prey to whatever major crisis strikes next, they explain.
  • Any comprehensive national security emergency preparedness (NSEP) capability in the United States has atrophied amid the increase of threats that could cause a catastrophic disaster across the country.
  • The ongoing pandemic has laid bare the lack of a national NSEP policy, and the paper serves as a blueprint for NSEP for the foreseeable future, its writers say.
  • This approach would be followed up with a grading system that holds agencies accountable to Congress, the group recommends.

Playa Hotels & Resorts Debuts Work & Learn From Paradise

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 9:48pm

For more information on Playa Hotels & Resorts and the Work & Learn From Paradise program, visit playaresorts.com/workfromparadise .

Key Points: 
  • For more information on Playa Hotels & Resorts and the Work & Learn From Paradise program, visit playaresorts.com/workfromparadise .
  • About Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V.
    Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (Playa) is a leading owner, operator and developer of all-inclusive resorts in prime beachfront locations in popular vacation destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean.
  • In Mexico, Playa owns and manages Hyatt Zilara Cancun, Hyatt Ziva Cancun, Panama Jack Resorts Cancun, Panama Jack Resorts Playa del Carmen, Hilton Playa del Carmen an All-Inclusive Resort, Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta and Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos.
  • Playa also owns four resorts in Mexico and the Dominican Republic that are managed by a third party and Playa manages Sanctuary Cap Cana, in the Dominican Republic.

Virginia sees Q2 tech job growth amid COVID-19, fueled by Fairfax County; state shines in business climate rankings

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 10:05pm

Three Virginia-based employers named in the Dice report General Dynamics, Leidos and Booz Allen Hamilton are all headquartered in Fairfax County.

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  • Three Virginia-based employers named in the Dice report General Dynamics, Leidos and Booz Allen Hamilton are all headquartered in Fairfax County.
  • In terms of year-over-year changes, Virginia was the only state in Dices top four list to report an increase in quarterly job postings.
  • In comparison, Dice reported declines in California, Texas and New York job postings of 28 percent, 2 percent and 34 percent, respectively.
  • During 2019 and 2020, name-brand tech companies have chosen Fairfax County and Northern Virginia to expand their footprint: Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Google and Facebook all made location decisions in Fairfax County since Q2 2019.

Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation: Second Quarter Financial Results

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 10:16pm

The financial results are prepared using the recognition and measurement requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards, except as otherwise noted, and are unaudited.)

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  • The financial results are prepared using the recognition and measurement requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards, except as otherwise noted, and are unaudited.)
  • TORONTO, July 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation (TSX: FAH.U) announces a net loss of $4.2 million in the second quarter of 2020 ($0.07 net loss per diluted share), compared to a net loss of $16.2 million in the second quarter of 2019 ($0.27net loss per diluted share), reflecting decreased net unrealized losses on investments in the quarter.
  • In connection with the Transaction, Fairfax Africa will sell its 42.4% equity interest in Atlas Mara to Fairfax for an aggregate purchase price of $40 million.
  • We believe this partnership will be good for Africa, the shareholders of Fairfax Africa and Helios and the employees of both organizations," said Prem Watsa, Chairman and CEO of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited.

WidePoint Sets Second Quarter 2020 Conference Call for Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. ET

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 2:00pm

Financial results will be issued in a press release prior to the call.

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  • Financial results will be issued in a press release prior to the call.
  • WidePoint management will host the conference call, followed by a question and answer period.
  • If you have any difficulty connecting with the conference call, please contact Gateway Investor Relations at (949) 574-3860.
  • A replay of the conference call will be available after 7:30 p.m. Eastern time on the same day through August 27, 2020.

WidePoint Awarded $1.5 Million in Commercial TM2 Contracts during the Second Quarter of 2020

Monday, July 27, 2020 - 2:00pm

FAIRFAX, Va., July 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WidePoint Corporation (NYSE American: WYY ), the leading provider of Trusted Mobility Management (TM2) specializing in Telecommunications Lifecycle Management, Identity Management and Digital Billing & Analytics solutions, today reported that the company recorded $1.5 million in commercial contracts for Telecom Expense Management and Mobility Managed Services in the second quarter of 2020.

Key Points: 
  • FAIRFAX, Va., July 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WidePoint Corporation (NYSE American: WYY ), the leading provider of Trusted Mobility Management (TM2) specializing in Telecommunications Lifecycle Management, Identity Management and Digital Billing & Analytics solutions, today reported that the company recorded $1.5 million in commercial contracts for Telecom Expense Management and Mobility Managed Services in the second quarter of 2020.
  • Contracts were secured from leading health care, technology, fast food and real estate corporations.
  • Our solutions help these organizations, whether they be government enterprises or Fortune 100, to maximize telecom and mobile resources.
  • WidePoint Corporation (NYSE American: WYY) is a leading provider of trusted mobility management (TM2) solutions, including telecom management, managed mobility services, identity management, and digital billing and analytics.

Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. Announces Dates for Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Friday, July 24, 2020 - 9:05pm

About Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V.

Key Points: 
  • About Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V.
    Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (Playa) is a leading owner, operator and developer of all-inclusive resorts in prime beachfront locations in popular vacation destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean.
  • Playa owns and/or manages a total portfolio consisting of 21 resorts (8,172 rooms) located in Mexico, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic.
  • In Mexico, Playa owns and manages Hyatt Zilara Cancun, Hyatt Ziva Cancun, Panama Jack Resorts Cancun, Panama Jack Resorts Playa del Carmen, Hilton Playa del Carmen, Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta and Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos.
  • Playa also owns four resorts in Mexico and the Dominican Republic that are managed by a third party and Playa manages the Sanctuary Cap Cana, in the Dominican Republic.

InfinityQS Introduces Dynamic Remote Alarm Monitoring Service (DRAMS) to Enhance the ProFicient™ Quality Management Software

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 2:00pm

FAIRFAX, Va., July 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InfinityQS International, Inc. ( InfinityQS ), the global authority on data-driven enterprise quality, announces the availability of its Dynamic Remote Alarm Monitoring Service (DRAMS)a new Microsoft Windows-based tool designed to expand the real-time quality control capabilities of its ProFicient Statistical Process Control (SPC) software.

Key Points: 
  • FAIRFAX, Va., July 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InfinityQS International, Inc. ( InfinityQS ), the global authority on data-driven enterprise quality, announces the availability of its Dynamic Remote Alarm Monitoring Service (DRAMS)a new Microsoft Windows-based tool designed to expand the real-time quality control capabilities of its ProFicient Statistical Process Control (SPC) software.
  • Also compatible with ProFicient on Demand (PoD) , the cloud-hosted version of InfinityQS' flagship quality management solution, DRAMS monitors data streams from all manufacturing processes to detect control and specification limit violations and generate quality alerts in real time.
  • Notably, ProFicient is the quality management software of choice for manufacturers the world over.
  • For over 30 years, InfinityQS has been the leading global provider of Manufacturing Quality Intelligence software and services.